Travel

TAPinto Travels: More fun in New York City this Weekend....Yeah!

d795bc6427823ec5a118_666f1aeab3b23de5a201_DSC04145.JPG
Central Park by ground or air is beautiful to visit.
f0f35d8339557406c2c7_IMG_0176.JPG
1674f53a3922c7a2d408_IMG_0187.PNG
e52bb74a97bf5a046f76_DSC04166.JPG
This is playground...Play!
d795bc6427823ec5a118_666f1aeab3b23de5a201_DSC04145.JPG

And they're off!

Well, almost anyway. The 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby is actually on Saturday evening and there can't be too many better ways – apart from being at Churchill Downs -- to enjoy the most exciting two minutes in sports than with fellow race fans from the New York Social Network (NYSN).

You can get an early start on your Saturday night with a viewing party at The Playwright Irish Pub on 35th street in Manhattan.

Sign Up for E-News

It all starts at 5 p.m. – post time for the race is 6:34 p.m. – and features Derby-themed food, drinks and prizes.

Ah, Central Park.

Nearly 850 acres of wooded bliss in the heart of New York City.

It's the most visited park in North America but how many people get a chance to experience this urban oasis through a scavenger hunt?

The NYSN will set up teams of five on Sunday for 90 minutes of fun and history, urging members to try and find as many clues as they can among historical markers, wildlife, street performers, fountains and bridges.

It all starts at the Firehouse Tavern (522 Columbus Ave.) at 11:30 a.m., finishing with the award of prizes at 2 p.m. Cost is $10.

“Eating and sleeping are the only activities than should be allowed to interrupt a man's enjoyment of his cigar.”

So said Mark Twain, who would have loved to be around next Tuesday when the NYSN hosts its Cigar Night, an evening of education and, yes, enjoyment at The Carnegie Club.

The Carnegie Club, one of the few clubs in which you can legally smoke tobacco, will have a special section reserved for the NYSN, not to mention a host who will explain differences in cigars as well as how to spot the best ones from the fakes.

The $20 fee includes reservation charge, host fee and a Dominican Romeo Y and Julieta Exhibition No. 3 as your gift.

The Carnegie Club, at 156 West 56th St., will provide the mood, with its 25-foot ceilings, stone fireplace and gothic backdrop, including hand-carved 18th century bookcases.

And, yes, cigarettes are allowed too.

 

 

 

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News

Verona/Cedar Grove

Essex County Undersheriff Kevin Ryan dies

June 21, 2018

Kevin Ryan, a former Assemblyman from Nutley who served as an Essex County Undersheriff, has died.

Ryan, 49, served for nearly two decades in the Essex County Sheriff's Office, rising to the rank of undersheriff. He also served a year beginning in January 2011 as State Assemblyman before redistricting changes.  

Ryan was a close confidante of Essex County Sheriff ...

Cedar Grove Police Blotter

June 18, 2018

On June 14, 2018 at 12:13 a.m., Ptl. Nicole Witel stopped a vehicle after a random license plate check revealed that the registration was suspended. A subsequent investigation led to the arrest of a 23 year old male driver from Montclair for driving while suspended. He was processed and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

On June 16, 2018 at 7:00 a.m., Ptl. Raymond Cassella ...

NJ Teen Steers His Mustang Into Tractor Supply Store

June 20, 2018

MONROE TWP., N.J. — James Duffey, 18 of Garwood, drove his 2014 mustang through the doors of the Tractor Supply in Monroe Township, N.J. on Tuesday, June 12, about 12:30 p.m.

But it isn't what you think. Duffey is a lot like other high school Seniors. He likes to go out with his friends for a soda. In Duffey's case, his friend is a 4-year-old American Mustang he named "Star ...

Upcoming Events

Carousel_image_b4f18dfd4f07fd561026_letslisten7-ellington-mplspecs-revised

Fri, June 22, 6:00 PM

Montclair Public Library Auditorium, Montclair

Let's Listen to Jazz

Arts & Entertainment

Fri, June 22, 8:00 PM

Education Center, West Orange

Night Moves: Evening Guided Zoo Tours

Education Other

Carousel_image_5e177eaae57739064cd4_397f63ad2fb50392a776_29178074_2107642336134787_2638697507160326144_n

Sun, June 24, 11:00 AM

Totowa

MakerFest 2018

Education

Cedar Grove Seeks Zoning Board Members

June 19, 2018

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - The Township Council requests any residents who wish to be considered for membership on the Zoning Board of Adjustment to submit a letter of interest by Wednesday, July 11, 2018, to the Clerk’s Office, 525 Pompton Avenue, Cedar Grove, NJ 07009 or townclerk@cedargrovenj.org . Kindly include address and telephone number on correspondence. Contact the Clerk’s Office at ...